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Draken's first renovated Mirage F1 takes flight

Khalem Chapman

Draken International's first regenerated Dassault Mirage F1 performed its maiden flight at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, Florida, on November 12.

Khalem Chapman

Progress for planned RAF Chinook buy

Dave Allport

PLANS TO purchase additional Chinooks for the RAF appear to be moving forward.

Dave Allport

Contractors compete to develop EW suite for F-16

Khalem Chapman

Northrop Grumman and L3Harris Technologies have been selected to demonstrate a prototype electronic warfare (EW) solution for integration on the US Air Force's (USAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet.

Khalem Chapman

US Air Force actively studying options for divesting older platforms

Jamie Hunter

The US Air Force (USAF) wants to save up to $30 billion by retiring expensive-to-maintain older aircraft.

Jamie Hunter

US approves CH-47F Chinook sale to UAE

Khalem Chapman

US approves possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the acquisition of ten Boeing CH-47F Chinooks.

Khalem Chapman

USAF calls time on E-8C JSTARS Middle East ops

Khalem Chapman

US Air Force calls time on Middle East operations for the E-8C Joint STARS after 18 years of operating in the region - the second longest deployment in the air arm's history.

Khalem Chapman

Super Hornets and Growlers achieve readiness goal

Thomas Newdick

WHILE THE USAF struggled to meet the October 1 deadline to achieve an 80 per cent mission-capable (MC) readiness rate for its fighter aircraft, on September 24 the Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) announced that F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fleets had achieved that goal.

Thomas Newdick

ADVERSARY ‘CHECKERBOARD’

Ralph Duenas

During a recent deployment from MCAS Beaufort, North Carolina, to Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma, VMFA-312 ‘Checkerboards’ showcased F/A-18C Hornet BuNo 164274.

Ralph Duenas

HH-60W production approved

Jamie Hunter

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

Jamie Hunter

USAF considers new role for C-5M

Thomas Newdick

THE USAF IS considering modifications for its C-5M fleet that would allow the Super Galaxy to support large-scale aeromedical evacuation missions.

Thomas Newdick